Your Mission Brief

Not for the faint of heart, the Top Gun Experience is designed for those who want to get serious about their aerobatic thrills. YOU fly the plane through a complete aerobatic routine.

Twice as long as the Afterburner, the Top Gun is our most popular aerobatic experience.  This profile includes the same maneuvers as an Afterburner, but this time, YOU fly the plane! That’s right, once our highly trained instructor pilots show you how to do a maneuver, it’s your turn at the controls.  Don’t worry, no flight experience is necessary. There is an identical set of flight controls in the back, so your instructor pilot is there to back you up!

You will be amazed at what you can do in these unbelievable airplanes after a small amount of training.  Learn for yourself what it is like to fly a world class aerobatic aircraft as you pull back on the stick to execute a perfect loop. Watch the horizon spin at up to 420 degrees per second as you try out your first aileron roll.  After the aerobatics, your ride is far from over!

Feel your stomach lurch, as you dive to the deck and experience firsthand what it is like to execute a dynamic low level profile through beautiful mountains in a simulated bomb run on a ground target.  Watch the ground fall away beneath you as you pop up for a 20 degree low angle pass on a simulated SA-5 missile site.  Feel the satisfaction, knowing that you flew a perfect wire to get bombs on target.  From there, enjoy the ride home as you pitch out to land, having aced your very own Top Gun experience!

Top Gun (Fly)

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  • 2.5 Hours Door to Door
  • Complimentary Transportation (Las Vegas & Lake Tahoe)
  • Fighter Pilot Briefing
  • Full Aerobatic Profile
  • Pull up to 8x the Force of Gravity
  • Loops, Rolls, Stalls
  • Hammerhead & Tail Slides
  • Spins (Upright or Inverted)
  • Torque Rolls
  • Tumble or Lomcevak
  • High G Turn (optional)
  • Dynamic Low Level Bombing Run


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The world’s most advanced certified aerobatic airplane, the Extra 330LC is certified to +/- 10g’s and guaranteed to give you the ride of a lifetime! Take the controls of this amazing machine and fulfill your fighter pilot dream.


Our pilots are some of the best in the business, hand picked from the Air Force, Navy, Marines, and NASA, as well as some of the most talented aviators from the civilian world. Rest assured, you are in good hands at SCA.


Bring your friends and family to SCA! Our facilities always feature great amenities, including lounge, music, refreshments, and fighter pilot memorabilia, as well as games such as shuffleboard, foosball, and pool.

Top Gun (Fly)

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$699 Per Customer

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